Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Fri 14th Jan 2011 14:58 UTC, submitted by Debjit
GNU, GPL, Open Source "Steve Chang, the Chairman of Trend Micro, has kicked up a controversy by claiming that open source software is inherently less secure. When talking about the security of smartphones, Chang claimed that the iPhone is more secure than Android because being an open-source platform, attackers know more about the underlying architecture."
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Neolander
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2010-03-08

Can someone explain me what the meaning of "public companies" is in this context ?

I'm pretty sure that it does not mean what I think it means (a company owned by the state).

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siride Member since:
2006-01-02

Publicly-traded companies, owned by public shareholders: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_company

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Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

Thank you very much !

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